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January 2017

Nick Davies expelled from IAAF post for concealing payment

Lord Coe’s former chief of staff has been expelled by athletics’ world governing body for concealing a 30,000 euro payment and misleading an investigation. Nick Davies, who was IAAF deputy general secretary under Coe, was banned…

Scott Hogan: Brentford striker having Aston Villa medical

Aston Villa are close to signing Scott Hogan from Championship rivals Brentford for a fee that could reach £12m, with the striker having a medical. Hogan, linked with a move to Premier League side West Ham, has scored 21 goals in 34 games…

Trump cabinet: Democrats boycott health and treasury picks

Democrats on the US Senate Finance Committee are boycotting votes for two of President Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees, forcing a postponement. They said they wanted more information about the financial activities of health nominee…

Fillon pay row: New claim over wife’s ‘fake jobs’

France’s centre-right presidential candidate, Francois Fillon, has been hit by further allegations on the day that anti-corruption police raided his office in parliament. Satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaine said last week that his…

Dominica diplomatic passports reportedly still for sale

In the latest revelation in the rapidly unfolding saga of diplomatic passports allegedly sold by the government of Dominica to questionable individuals, a new report on Monday provided another insight into the practice, which has been…

“Man Up” Symposium scheduled for Sunday

(ZIZ News) — In efforts to empower the men in their community, The Mount Moriah Seventh Day Adventist Church of Harris’ Village will be hosting a symposium dubbed “Man Up” on Sunday February 5. While speaking with ZIZ, member of the…

Nevis Customs and Excise Department honours past officers

NIA — The Customs and Excise Department on Nevis, honoured six former staff members at the Long Point Port on January 26, 2017, for their outstanding service, which paved the way for the new generation of customs officers. Vernon…

Music Festival to announce first artistes next week

(ZIZ News) — With just five months before the hosting of the 21st anniversary St. Kitts Music Festival, music lovers will get a sample of what to expect this year when the committee reveals some of the performers next week. Chairman…

Trump and May ‘committed’ to Nato

US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May have reaffirmed their commitment to the Nato alliance after White House talks. Mrs May confirmed Mr Trump was “100% in favour of Nato” despite the…

Free soda: France bans unlimited sugary drink refills

Restaurants and other spaces catering to the public in France have been banned from offering unlimited sugary drinks in an effort to reduce obesity. It is now illegal to sell unlimited soft drinks at a fixed price or offer them unlimited…